OLYMPIA, Wash. — A Washington state man accused of 13 counts of animal abuse has pleaded not guilty to his charges.
The Olympian reports that 50-year-old Hunter Scott Christian entered his plea on Tuesday. He posted $75,000 bail the day prior.
Christian was arrested on Feb. 8 on suspicion of first-degree possession of depictions of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He posted bail in that case as well.
Police say officers found photos and videos of sexual activity with at least three dogs while investigating the explicit conduct allegations.
Police say officers found sex toys, sexual aids and products that Christian is accused of using in videos.
Each count against Christian is punishable by as much as five years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
Information from: The Olympian, http://www.theolympian.com